A momentarily stunned Fonda then shot back: 'Who are you, Megyn Kelly?' as the set broke out into laughter.
During the dynamic duo's sit-down with Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie on Today, the former fitness guru had a quick response when her partner-in-crime made a joke at her expense. "I just had cancer taken from my lip".
Actress Jane Fonda reported she was "fine" after having a cancerous growth removed from her lower lip. You admit you've had work done, which I think is to your credit. "I don't normally go around like this", she said. And while Kelly wasn't part of the segment, a joke at Fonda's expense revived the feud.
A Fonda rep wouldn't elaborate on the cancer or treatment.
"You've been an example to everyone in how to age beautifully and with strength and unapologetically". Fonda responded, co-star and longtime friend Robert Redford sitting beside her.
A composed-as-ever but noticeably chilly Fonda at that point demurred: 'Thanks.
Later on Monday, she appeared on Howard Stern's Sirius radio show and brushed off her cancer diagnosis.
Other guest stars in the 13-episode fourth season include Julie Hagerty and "the gorgeous and totally wonderful" Peter Gallagher as Grace's rival/romantic interest Nick.